This Is Your Brain On Parasites

Author: Kathleen McAuliffe
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544193229
Size: 41.28 MB
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In the tradition of Jared Diamond’s Guns, Germs and Steel and Neil Shubin’s Your Inner Fish, This Is Your Brain on Parasites is both a journey into cutting-edge science and a revelatory examination of what it means to be human.

This Is Your Brain On Parasites

Author: Kathleen McAuliffe
Publisher: Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544192225
Size: 39.28 MB
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This book has all the elements of a crime thriller: violence, blood, gore, race, and sex. But here the criminals areparasites. McAuliffe tells a vivid and sometimes horrifying tale of the hijackers that control our brains and our behavior.

This Is Your Brain On Parasites

Author: Kathleen McAuliffe
Publisher: Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books
ISBN: 9780544947252
Size: 42.15 MB
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A riveting investigation of the myriad ways that parasites control how creatures--including humans--act, feel, and think

Parasite Rex

Author: Carl Zimmer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743213714
Size: 57.35 MB
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Yet these creatures are among the world's most successful and sophisticated organisms. In Parasite Rex, Carl Zimmer deftly balances the scientific and the disgusting as he takes readers on a fantastic voyage.

Presence

Author: Paul Verhaeghen
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199395608
Size: 79.82 MB
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Presence reviews how meditation calms the body and what goes on inside the brain during meditation-how it impacts control over attention, awareness of the body, and the experience of self.

Venomous

Author: Christie Wilcox
Publisher: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374712212
Size: 44.32 MB
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Now, in Venomous, the biologist Christie Wilcox investigates and illuminates the animals of our nightmares, arguing that they hold the keys to a deeper understanding of evolution, adaptation, and immunity.

This Is Your Brain On Sports

Author: David Grand
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 1608448649
Size: 42.93 MB
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"THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON SPORTS is a must read for anyone involved in or simply interested in sports. It tells the real story of what I went through and how countless athletes of all levels are still going through now.....unnecessarily.

Gut

Author: Giulia Enders
Publisher: Scribe Publications
ISBN: 1925113787
Size: 80.90 MB
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Gut definitely shows that we can all benefit from getting to know the wondrous world of our inner workings. In this charming book, young scientist Giulia Enders takes us on a fascinating tour of our insides.

This Is Your Brain On Sports

Author: L. Jon Wertheim
Publisher: Crown Archetype
ISBN: 0553447416
Size: 15.44 MB
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This is Your Brain on Sports is the book for sports fans searching for a deeper understanding of the games they watch and the people who play them.